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3 Author(s)
Allison M. Okamura ; She is currently a professor of mechanical engineering and computer science at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland. ; Maja J. Mataric ; Henrik I. Christensen

The aim of this article is to propose some of the most important capabilities and technical achievements of medical and health-care robotics needed to improve human health and well-being. The paper describes application areas, societal drivers, motivating scenarios, desired system capabilities, and fundamental research areas that should be considered in the design of medical and health-care robots.

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IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine  (Volume:17 ,  Issue: 3 )